Job openings

Jobs at Swiss representations in the U.S. will be published here.

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) regulary seeks qualified and motivated employees.

Job vacancies will be published through the state job web portal. You can tailor your search towards your requirements through various search criteria.

State job portal (de, fr, it)

Embassy of Switzerland in Washington D.C.

Head of Communications and Public Diplomacy

The Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, DC is seeking a qualified candidate for a 100% permanent position as Head of Communications and Public Diplomacy (PDF, 318.1 kB), starting in Fall 2019.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest relevant to the requirements listed above and salary expectations no later than August 16, 2019 in electronic format (PDF file) to: wasjob@eda.admin.ch Please write into the subject line, “Head Communications and Public Diplomacy” to ensure timely processing of your application.

 

Academic Internships:

The Embassy of Switzerland is looking for 8 interns from September 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020. Please take a look at possibilities and requirements on our Academic Internships page

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

Academic Internship:

The Consulate General in New York also offers 3 internship positions to qualified candidates in the following sections:

  1. Economic Affairs and Communication
  2. Culture and Education
  3. Swiss Business Hub in New York and San Francisco

The purpose of these academic internships is to offer students or recent graduates an opportunity to discover the activities of a Swiss representation abroad and to become familiar with the diverse aspects of a diplomatic career.

All positions are full-time (40 hours per week) and run for 6 months. Remuneration for the positions is USD 2,700 per month.

For details and how to apply, read the document on internships.

Internships (PDF, 432.1 kB)

The Shared Service Center of the Consulate General of Switzerland and the Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York

Office Manager:

The candidate will be part of the administrative team, which supports the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations as well as the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York from a clerical standpoint.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than July 12, 2019 in electronic format (word or pdf) to nycjob@eda.admin.ch. Please write into the subject line "Office Manager" to ensure timely processing of your application.

Position Description (PDF, 240.1 kB) 

Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco

Visa and Consular Officer:

The Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco is seeking a qualified candidate for a 100% permanent position as Visa and Consular Officer, starting immediately. For details and how to apply, please refer to the following document:

Visa and Consular Officer  (PDF, 233.9 kB)